67
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Puerto Rico–Mayagüez / Department of Chemistry is located in Mayagüez, PR, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied chemistry Chemistry of materials
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied chemistry Environmental chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied chemistry Biophysical chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Applied chemistry

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or minimum GPA of 2.0
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or minimum GPA of 2.0
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11
Applied
9
Accepted
6
Enrolled
82%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No
Spring deadline September 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or minimum GPA of 2.0
Master's Degree Requirements BS in chemistry or the equivalent; minimum GPA of 2.8
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test or minimum GPA of 2.0

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

67
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 77.61%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time (18)
Part-time (0)
Male (10)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Synthesis of heterocyclic moieties, protein structure and function, chemistry of explosives, bio-nanocomposites, process analytical technology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 9000
Mayagüez, PR  00681-9000
United States
Contact Mr. Enrique Mel?®ndez PhD
Director
Email: enrique.melendez@upr.edu
Phone: 787-832-4040 ext. 3122
Fax: 787-265-3849